|ConCon: A History of Hacker Conferences - Jason Scott|
"This con sucks. In fact, every con sucks. Every con was better last year, and that con sucked too." While this sort of discussion takes place at hundreds of bars, hotel rooms and meeting spaces every year, it would be a good thing to have a solid body of knowledge about the history of hacker conferences, their roots and pre-roots, and trends they show as both a cultural event and context in the world...
Keywords: Shmoocon; 2006; Jason Scott; History; ConCon